Ordering number: 19171
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(Fujishiro estimation paper)
Signature : Motte Nanbantetsu Echizen Koku Kanenori
Shinto : Wazamono: Chujo Saku Echizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to yo Jyo saku ranking.
shinto:Wazamono curring test ranking:Cyujyo saku:Echizen.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 70.4 cm or 27.71 inches.
Sori : 2.0cm or 0.78 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.0cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.8 cm or 0.70 inches.
Kasane : 0.65cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 650 grams.
Era : Early Edo period. Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is about 3cm suriage and machiokuri
The blade is rather wide and thick with deeo sori
and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Both sides of the blade, engraved Bo-Hi.
Jigane :Itame hada well grained with jinie attach
and visible to see the texture well.
It is a pity that their are several Kizu inside of the Bo-Hi.
Hamon :Niedeki with deep nioikuchi gunome midare and noter mixed.
In Hamon, many sunagashi and kinsuji work very active wild feeling hamon.
Bo-shi is round style hakikake style.
special feature:Echizen Kuni Kanenori was a group of Shimosaka with
Echizen Yasutsugu. This sword is sosyu den style very active wild
feeling sword like Mizuta school. The blade is light because if Bo-Hi
so the blade is 650 grams which is suitable for using Iai practice.
Saya : Red and black kawarinuri saya.
Tsuba :Daruma shape iron stub.
Menuki : On the shakudo plate, family crests are engraved.
Fuchikashira: On the shakudo nanako plate, waves are breaking part by big rocks, and in a small house, some old men are playing Japanese Igo each other.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.